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Sisi Kushangilia Sisi Kushangilia (We Will Be Glad)
Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

Exuberant rhythmic energy abounds in this African-style original! The Swahili text of only four words translates: "We will dance! We will sing! We will be glad!" The only accompanying instruments are

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
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$2.10
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$27.95
Tongo Tongo (Polynesian Folk Song)
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

This traditional canoe song from Polynesia sounds very impressive with just two voice parts, hand claps, and percussion instruments. The echoing voice parts suggest people communicating from canoe to canoe

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Muusika Muusika (Music)
Paert Uusberg - Walton Music

A meditation on the mystery and wonder of music, this Estonian tone poem is a little gem for a cappella choirs. With gorgeous harmonies that intensify the text, this will resonate deeply with your singers.

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$2.40
Indodana Indodana
arr. Michael Barrett & Ralf Schmitt - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This highly dramatic traditional African song was arranged by two South African composers, both experts in this genre of music. The ethnic flavor is palpable as the treble voices carry the melody and the men... view details
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Singabahambayo Singabahambayo
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

Fun to sing and surprisingly rehearsal-friendly, this South African musical celebration of freedom and hope is sure to have instant appeal. Lending itself to simple stage choreography, and with an exciting,

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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Kuimba! Kuimba!
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

This exuberant African-style original work is an invitation to let music be our guide and sing together with joyful hearts. You'll want to use the optional percussion parts with this a cappella piece to

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P/A CD for SATB voicing only
$26.95
Tumekuja Kuimba Tumekuja Kuimba (We Have Come to Sing!)
Lynn Zettlemoyer - Shawnee Press

This vibrant, percussive original a cappella work uses both Swahili and English text to create a dynamic multicultural feature that works great as an opener or processional. The theme of "coming together to

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In Meeting We Are Blessed In Meeting We Are Blessed
Troy Robertson & R. Gatsnahos - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

The part for djembe imparts a traditional African feeling to this easy, original a cappella work. The Gatsnahos text, inspired by John Donne, has a theme of friendship and unity that all can relate to. "We

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$2.45
Vuelie Vuelie
Christophe Beck & Frode Fjellheim - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Inspired by the traditional Sami joik, this arrangement, as sung by Cantus in the Disney movie "Frozen," is a winner. Perfect for a pops concert or a concert looking for a special

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$1.95
Wangol Wangol
Sten Kallman - Walton Music

Your students will like this! It's a popular folk song from Haiti about a country in change. Wangol is a voodoo spirit and he is addressed in the song: "Wangol, you are leaving. When will I see you again? The... view details
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$2.55
Ohtul Ohtul (Evening)
Paert Uusberg - Walton Music

In this beautiful work by Estonian composer Paert Uusberg, a poem by Ernst Enno speaks of evening and of the images we associate with dusk. The tonalities, both familiar and other-worldly, will make this a

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Ning Wendete Ning Wendete (Kenyan Folk Song)
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

Rhythm abounds in the vocal and percussion sounds of this a cappella arrangement of a Kenyan folk song. With a simple, delightful text, energy-filled vocals, rhythmic hand claps, small percussion and body

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Cantate Domino Cantate Domino (Kanta Jaunari Kantu Berria)
Josu Elberdin - Walton Music

Featuring alternating English, Basque and Latin text, this thrilling setting proclaims the joy of singing to God. Already much-loved around the world due to performances at the 2011 World Choral Symposium

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MAMedium-Advanced
$2.65
E Ala E E Ala E (Arise)
Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

The words of a Hawaiian chant form the basis of this nature-inspired piece, which celebrates our connection to the rising sun using Hawaiian and English in equal parts. With authentic-sounding rhythmic and... view details
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Canto de Pilon Canto de Pilon
arr. Christian Grases - Pavane Publishing

With lots of clapping and other body percussion, this arrangement of a traditional Venezuelan song is very entertaining. Spanish throughout.   ... view details
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Kawouno Wan Gi Pi Kawouno Wan Gi Pi (Water Song)
Vivian Aluoch & Vivian Anyango/arr. Brian Tate - Shawnee Press

From Kenya comes this rhythmic, energetic a cappella work with percussion, in the Dholuo language. Celebrating the gift of water to the land in the form of rain and rivers, the unison singing builds into... view details
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Babethandaza Babethandaza
arr. Daniel Hughes - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

The award-winning African-American singing group Sweet Honey in the Rock has made this piece popular, and they shared with the arranger the text that they learned from an African native. The translation of the... view details
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Ndikhokhele Bawo Ndikhokhele Bawo
arr. Michael Barrett - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

What a terrific festival piece for a cappella voices with drum! It's the traditional South African song, with lyrics (in Xhosa language) based on Psalm 23. In this authentic-sounding setting, the optional

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Africa Africa
arr. Philip Lawson - Hal Leonard Corporation

The 1983 #1 hit by Toto has a timeless appeal that really resonates with today's choirs. As an a cappella feature, it will be equally impressive in pops concerts or serious concert programs. It has great... view details
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La Monja Blanca La Monja Blanca
arr. Christy Elsner - Shawnee Press

La Monja Blanca (the White Nun Orchid) is the national flower of Guatemala and symbolizes peace, beauty and art. This folk song in Spanish is appropriately set for easy a cappella treble voices.

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Ubuntu Ubuntu
Christi Jones - Carl Fischer LLC

Ubuntu, the essence of being human, simply means we need each other, are made better by each other, and cannot exist as human beings in isolation. With traditional text based on this African

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Kenyan Welcome Songs Kenyan Welcome Songs
arr. Tim Gregory - Hal Leonard Corporation

This joyful set of traditional Kenyan songs is published as a mini-collection, but may be performed as a continuous medley, all in the same key and at the same bright tempo. Scored for solo or duet and... view details
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Ose Ayo Ose Ayo
arr. Brian Tate - Pavane Publishing

It is so simple, and yet, so effective. Brian Tate has a proven track record of multicultural songs for voices and percussion that just work. This Nigerian "sunrise song" fits right in. Middle School through... view details
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The Joy I Feel The Joy I Feel (An East Africa Medley)
arr. Tim Gregory - Hal Leonard Corporation

The music of East Africa reflects the joyful spirit of its people, as demonstrated in these three selections from Tanzania and Kenya, collected and arranged by ethnomusicologist and educator Tim Gregory. These... view details
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